How to get rid of the dc VirusSometimes the dc file may cloak a virus, such as Microsoft found Worm:Win32/VB!rfn, as well as TrendMicro found WORM_VB.GMM. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with dc.exe
The dc.exe process is also known as Patcher Application or, as the case may be, OlalaTheWorld and is a part of OlalaTheWorld or, as the case may be, Patch Build System. This software is produced by Adobe Systems, Copyright (www.adobe.com) (Version 2005-2007). An obsolete or defective version of dc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Patcher Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Patcher Application has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- dc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module dc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about dc.exe Patcher Application
dc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file dc.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 57,344 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 118,784 bytes.
This file does not supply any version information or other description. It is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). Dc.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. Dc.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 78% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A dc.exe file has a 22% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 13,179,660 bytes. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The dc file is not part of the Windows operating system.
Attention: If you find dc.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about dc?
|It appears in my system processes and does not stop! Its file is situated in C:/Windows which Does Not Get Deleted! |
|dc.exe is backdoor Trojan called Troj/Rasdoor-B [sophos] (further information...) |
Summary: For this reason, 2 users have already deleted dc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall OlalaTheWorld or Patch Build System
To remove Patcher Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for OlalaTheWorld or Patch Build System in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if dc.exe (Patcher Application) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Patcher Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Patcher Application or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or dc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.